The Pin Show, jazz at the TeCo and more February events in Oak Cliff

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Feb. 22
The Pin Show
Neighborhood resident Julie McCullough of Make & Made produces this annual runway show featuring the work of designers who create fashion entirely in their local economies. The 23 designers in this year’s show are from Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth and Louisiana. DJ Hammertimez will provide the runway music, Bethan performs during intermission, and the Effinays perform after the show. This year’s show is at the Good Year Plant.
960 Dragon, from 8-11 p.m.,
thepinshow.com, $20-$60

Feb. 1
‘Liquid Sky’
“Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to earth looking for heroin…” It gets weirder from there. This 1982 sci-fi comedy heavily influenced the electroclash scene.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson,
214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com, call for times and ticket prices

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Feb. 4
‘Pete Seeger: The Power of Song’
A documentary about folk singer Pete Seeger headlines this month’s installment of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff’s First Tuesday Social Justice Films. The movie, which starts at 7 p.m., highlights Seeger’s work for social issues and the American Civil Rights movement.
3839 W. Kiest, 214.337.2429,
firsttuesdayfilms.org, free

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Through Feb. 28
‘Eastern Light’
Artist Abebe Zelelew uses traditional African wood-carving techniques and cubist painting on hardwood panels to depict Ethiopian culture and lifestyle. Zelelew graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Addis Ababa and lives in Dallas. He has shown solo exhibits in Texas, California and Washington, D.C
Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson,
214.670.3777, dallasculture.org, free

 

 

Feb. 8
Roxy Roca
Austin-based Roxy Roca brings their “dynamite Texas soul” to the Foundry stage. Hall & Oates cover band The Rich Girls perform the previous night, Feb. 7. Both shows start at 9 p.m.
The Foundry, 2303 Pittman,
214.749.1112, cs-tf.com, free

Feb. 14
Pretty Things Peep Show
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a cheeky way at this show, described as “part burlesque show, part carnival freak show, part psychotic circus.”
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis,
thekessler.org, 214.272.8346, $20-$30

Feb. 15
Jazz at the TeCo
Euge Groove and Gabriel Johnson perform two shows.
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, 215 S. Tyler,
214.948.0716, tecotheater.org, $60-$65

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Feb. 15
Iris Dement
Singer-songwriter Iris DeMent released “Sing the Delta,” her first album in 16 years, in 2012. A matter-of-fact songwriting style and expressive singing on her first three albums established her as one of the most beloved artists in American song.
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis,
thekessler.org, 214.272.8346, $20

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Feb. 20-March 2
New play competition
The TeCo Theatrical Productions’ 12th-annual New Play Competition spotlights six local playwrights who compete for a $1,000 prize.
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, 215 S. Tyler,
214.948.0716, tecotheater.org, $60-$65

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